Founded in 1791 as a Native American trading post and is the oldest of its kind in the U.S.
Local Tip: Bring cash if you can so it will be easier to barter or negotiate for the best deal.
The nation’s first upscale outlet center in a downtown setting, features over 75 retailers and restaurants.
Local Tip: Join the Riverwalk Rewards Club before you shop to get special discounts and promotions from stores and eateries.
Offers players an endless array of options to try their luck with 113 table games, 20 poker tables and 1873 clot machines.
Local Tip: Even if you’re not into gambling, you can sometimes catch special shows or concerts hosted at this venue.
Norwegian and Royal Caribbean Cruise Lines
Local Tip: Our hotel offers an affordable package for guests who wish to enjoy the city pre or post cruise – includes accommodation, luggage hold, discount parking and shuttle.
A must see for history lovers; multi-building museum with interactive exhibits, planes, 4-D theater, and eateries.
Local Tip: Give at least 2 hours to tour museum, more if you take in theater shows. The museum also puts on special events throughout the year which can add a special touch to your trip if you plan ahead.
Marine exhibits plus a 400,000 gallon tank with corals, sharks, rays and more. IMAX Theatre shows a variety of seasonal features.
Local Tip: Tickets may purchased in advance with package options available for the Audubon Zoo, Audubon Butterfly Garden and Insectarium.
A playful and educational place that includes interactive games for kids, a grown-up wing and special events for children and families.
Local Tip: There’s something for every age group but if its raining outside, be warned the museum can get quite busy!
Famed street in the heart of the French Quarter that extends 13 blocks and is populated by bars, restaurants, souvenir shops and strip clubs.
Local Tip: There are many historical places to visit including Galatoire’s, Pat O’Brien’s, Jean Lafitte’s Blacksmith Shop and The Old Absinthe House. While mostly quiet during the day, the street comes alive at night.
A National Historic Landmark, which in 2012 was designated as one of America’s Great Public Spaces.
Local Tip: A great place to people watch and relax. For an easy and enjoyable tour of the French Quarter, hop on one of the drawn carriages that sit out front.
One block off Bourbon Street and dating from French Colonial era, this popular area is recognized by its antique shops, boutiques, fine jewelry stores, colorful art galleries, and world-class restaurants.
Local Tip: There are many historical places to visit including Blue Dog Gallery, Brennan’s, Mr. B’s, Court of the Two Sisters and Pere Antoine’s. At certain hours of the day, street musicians and performers are on hand to entertain the passersby.
Founded in 1789, this cemetery is the oldest and most famous in New Orleans and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
Local Tip: Free and open to the public. You can do a self guided tour (found online) or book with official NOLA tour guides for more in depth experience.
Saenger Theatre is an atmospheric theatre in New Orleans, Louisiana, that is on the National Register of Historic Places.
Local Tip: You can pay for parking in advance for a garage a few blocks down the street when buying your tickets.
Legendary New Orleans café, home of café au laits, chicory coffee and beignets since 1862.
Fine dining spot for Creole fare by celebrity chef Emeril Lagasse.
Rustic seafood eatery w. coal grill & raw bar. Named Best New Restaurant in U.S. for 2013 by James Beard Foundation.
Century old New Orleans institution serving French-Creole fare in an upscale historic setting. Jackets required but may be provided, contact restaurant.
Fresh, simple menu focused around roasted meats in natural sauces, homemade sausages and local seafood
Famous for contemporary Creole cuisine and serving signature dishes since 1979, Mr. B’s Bistro is operated by a member of the legendary Brennan family.
Casual New Orleans seafood dominates in a festive, hip decor offering an oasis from the bawdy bright lights of Bourbon Street.